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Analysis of Vacancy defects in Hybrid Graphene-Boron Nitride Armchair Nanoribbon based n-MOSFET at Ballistic Limit

Chanana, Anuja and Mahaptra, Santanu and Sengupta, Amretashis (2015) Analysis of Vacancy defects in Hybrid Graphene-Boron Nitride Armchair Nanoribbon based n-MOSFET at Ballistic Limit. In: 2015 18th International Workshop on Computational Electronics (IWCE), SEP 02-04, 2015, W Lafayette, IN.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IWCE.2015.7301942

Abstract

Here, we report the performance of vacancy affected supercell of a hybrid Graphene-Boron Nitride embedded armchair nanoribbon (a-GNR-BN) based n-MOSFET at its ballistic transport limit using Non Equilibrium Green's Function (NEGF) methodology. A supercell is made of the 3p configuration of armchair nanoribbon that is doped on the either side with 6 BN atoms and is also H-passivated. The type of vacancies studied are mono (B removal), di (B and N atom removal) and hole (removal of 6 atoms) formed all at the interface of carbon and BN atoms. Density Functional Theory (DFT) is employed to evaluate the material properties of this supercell like bandgap, effective mass and density of states (DOS). Further band gap and effective mass are utilized in self-consistent Poisson-Schrodinger calculator formalized using NEGF approach. For all the vacancy defects, material properties show a decrease which is more significant for hole defects. This observation is consistent in the device characteristics as well where ON-current (ION) and Sub Threshold Slope (SS) shows the maximum increment for hole vacancy and increase is more significant becomes when the number of defects increase.

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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electronic Systems Engineering (Formerly, (CEDT) Centre for Electronic Design & Technology)
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2016 05:27
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2016 05:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/54531

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